Breakthrough in Australia’s beef with China over meat exports

Australian beef which was shipped to China before the Asian powerhouse slapped a temporary import ban on some producers will now be allowed into...

‘Hundreds of millions of dollars at risk’: China blocks Australian beef exports

Hundreds of millions of dollars in Australian beef exports are at stake after China raised concerns about the labelling of some recent shipments.

China orders halt to red meat imports from several Australian meatworks

China has temporarily banned beef exports from a number of Australian meatworks, the ABC understands. The Australian Meat Industry Council has confirmed it is working...

Several reasons to like Chinese shares

Thanks to the news that the MSCI will finally include Chinese mainland A-shares in several key indices in the coming months, it should come...

Australian currency trader staff in Shanghai held hostage in alleged extortion attempt

Three Chinese and Taiwanese staff members from an Australian foreign exchange trading firm continue to be held against their will in a Shanghai office, in an alleged extortion attempt.

China the toast of Aussie wine exporters

Industry group Wine Australia says China remains the top destination for Australian wine, with exports growing 44 per cent to $607 million in 2016/17.

China’s crackdown targets ‘food safety, not Aussie dairy’

China is certainly not targeting Australian dairy products, one of the leading international experts on China’s food sector says, but it is still developing...

Australia to pay China’s Shenhua $200 million to buy back mining license

Sydney (AFP) - Australia has bought back most of a contentious mining licence issued for a huge Chinese-run coal mine near prime agricultural land,...

Baby formula maker Bellamy’s Australia rocked by China probe

EMBATTLED baby formula maker Bellamy’s Australia says Chinese authorities moved to block imports from its newlyacquired Melbourne canning plant after receiving complaints about quality...

Bellamy’s investor Jan Cameron: China has too much power

Jan Cameron, the entrepreneur who took camping brand Kathmandu to the world and is the biggest shareholder in infant formula group Bellamy’s, has questioned...
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China heads for a trade recession as exports crash 20pc, and that’s bad news...

China's export effort appears to have finally cracked under sustained pressure from US tariffs and a slowdown in global trade Key points: China's trade surplus...

‘Not sensible’: Scott Morrison delivers stern warning to China

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has delivered a stern warning to China that his government will not relent to Beijing’s demands as steps are taken to resurrect their struggling relationship.

Australian state premier had secret relationship with China-linked politician

New South Wales (NSW) Premier Gladys Berejiklian revealed the relationship to the NSW Independent Commission into Corruption (ICAC), prompting calls from the opposition Labor party for her resignation.

China scandal hits home for Crown

Australian gaming giant Crown could face fresh reviews of its casino licences in three states, as the fallout from this week's criminal convictions in...

Has Australia’s economy relied too much on China market?

China is Australia’s largest trading partner and a paper released this week highlighted the scary scenario that we could face if its economy nosedived.

Australia upgrades travel warning for China

Australians living in and travelling to China may be arbitrarily detained, the Department of Foreign Affairs has warned as the relationship between the two countries deteriorates.

Beverages group Lion abandons $600 million China dairy sale

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has welcomed Lion's decision to abandon the sale of its $600 million dairy and drinks business to China Mengniu Dairy after it was told it was unlikely to win approval from Australian regulators.

Australia-wide as ACT confirms first case of COVID-19

The man is the first Canberra resident to contract COVID-19, despite an attendee to an university conference and an Australian Defence Force (ADF) member who visited Canberra in late February already testing positive to coronavirus.

Chinatowns are dying: Why the Chinese centres of Australian cities are disappearing

THE future of Sydney’s Chinatown hangs in the balance. And it’s not the only one. Chinatowns all over the world are disappearing. Our favourite place...

Bellamy’s tipped to regain Chinese import licence

One of the men who sold Camperdown Powder to Bellamy's Australia expects Chinese authorities will quickly reinstate an import licence for the canning facility,...

‘Craven cowardice’: UNSW condemned for deleting posts critical of Beijing

Federal MPs have condemned the University of NSW for deleting social media posts about human rights in Hong Kong following an online backlash from Chinese nationalists.

Private Sydney: Chinese party dragons run out of puff

Back in 2015, it felt like a new Chinese gazillionaire was arriving in Sydney and setting up camp every other day. With their lavish mansions,...